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GREAT EXPLORATION HOAXES David Roberts 1982 1st ed. Hardcover No DJ Fine
By Roberts, David
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San Francisco, Sierra Club, 1982, 1st edition. 182 pp, plates, ills. Hardcover book in Fine condition, No Dust Jacket. 

The story of great fakers such as Cook, Peary, and Maestri on Cerro Torre. Dissection of 10 famous exploration 'hoaxes' including: Sebastian Cabot and the NW Passage, Father Louise Hennepin; Defoe in Madagascar; the tragedy of Abyssinian Bruce; Captain Adams runs the Colorado; Dr. Cook and Mt. McKinley; Peary to the North Pole; Admiral Byrd and the NG Society; the hardest mountain in the world; and alone in the Atlantic. 

David Roberts continues to write award-winning books and articles that are published worldwide. He made several pioneering, significant first ascents in Alaska including the Wickersham Wall on Mt McKinley, Kichatna Spire, East Face of Mt Dickey, etc. He co-authored with Bradford Washburn the magnificent book, Mount McKinley, The Conquest of Denali and is in 2006 ghost writing Ed Viesturs story of his 8000 meter climbs.


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